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Production Engineer EUV Factory

WorkplaceVeldhoven, Netherlands
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Do you feel challenged by supporting the production process by being actively involved on the work floor while using your analytical skills to ensure product quality, short lead-times, high efficiency and ‘short time to market’ for production? Within the EUV factory, where the Extreme Ultra Violet lithography machines are produced, the Production Engineering (PE) department offers you opportunities to develop yourself based on your skills and interests in a highly dynamic and challenging environment, so the sky is the limit!
If this sounds like the next step for you, then the Production Engineer vacancy might be the one for you!

Context of the position

The sector Manufacturing within Operations is responsible for the production of Extreme Ultra Violet machines. The complete production process of the most advanced machines takes place within the Manufacturing departments in the EUV factory. In the factory, the department of Production Engineering continuously adapts, optimizes and supports the manufacturing processes. We actively achieve the impossible!

The holder of this position reports to a group leader within the PE department within the EUV factory.


Job Mission

As a Production Engineer you are involved in issues as second line support in the production process in the EUV factory (EF). This means that you apply your technical knowledge and skills to solve issues that directly impact the cycle times and the product quality of these state-of the art, highly complex lithography machines in order to secure the trust of our customers. You are the bridge between R&D and the factory to maintain the overview of the design, maintenance and optimization of the manufacturing operations.

Job Description

As a Production Engineer your job content depends on your knowledge, skills and interests. The PE department consists of multiple clusters with a focus on different parts of the Extreme Ultra Violet machine. In the end, all these clusters collaborate to work towards the same goal: delivering high quality products within the committed cycle time. The overall pillars are as follows:

As an Extreme Ultra Violet Production Engineer you will contribute to the 4 main PE drivers:

  • Increase efficiency;
  • Increase quality;
  • Decrease cycle times;
  • Decrease costs.

Continuous Improvement

  • Analyze the manufacturing procedures both on the factory floor as from roadmaps (cycle time and labor hours) and pointing out structural problems and bottlenecks;
  • Work out suggestions for improvements and initiate their implementation often in close cooperation with the surrounding departments such as Development, Supply Chain and Customer Support;
  • Continuously adapt and optimize operating instructions, routings, process parameters and indicators;
  • You get the opportunity to initiate your own improvement ideas, such as setting up processes for re-use of materials or introducing new tooling on the factory floor.


  • Contribute to the rapid solution of complex issues on the factory floor and take the necessary initiatives and practical decisions to help resolve them;
  • Support the engineers at the customer site who require your assistance from the ASML headquarters in Veldhoven during system install issues;
  • For regular support stand-by might be required.

New Product Introduction (NPI)

  • You use your knowledge in product or process development projects, in order to foresee manufacturing problems in the design phase and improve the manufacturability of the product;
  • You are actively involved in the release for volume take over from R&D to the factory floor where Extreme Ultraviolet lithography machines are produced.



Bachelor or master’s degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical- or Electrical Engineering, Physics or comparable.


We are looking for candidates with a relevant educational background and 0 – 2 years of experience in a production environment.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing is an advantage;
  • Experience as a Technical Production Engineer and quality methodology such as statistical process control.

Personal skills

  • Effective interpersonal capabilities; ability to convince others;
  • Flexible, can cope with stress;
  • Strong analytical mind;
  • Team player;
  • Good social and communicative skills;
  • Excellent English language level in speech and writing.

We offer

At ASML there are endless opportunities to learn. We’ll help you identify what you want to achieve, while giving you the freedom to be in the driver’s seat of your development and personal growth. We also support our employees to make a difference by playing an active role in the communities inside as well as outside of our organization. Our employee-led networks and clubs foster a supportive environment and enhance a sense of belonging in our workplace. Whether you are interested in sustainability, an advocate for diversity and inclusion or would like to join any of our wide range of sport and hobby clubs, amongst other initiatives, through our communities you can easily make connections, socialize with colleagues and build a professional network while doing something you are passionate about.

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Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Contact and Address

Do you want to be part of progress as a Production Engineer? Please apply with both a CV and cover letter with your motivation for ASML as well as this position within the EUV Factory in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology. Need to know more about applying for a job at ASML? Read our frequently asked questions: https://www.asml.com/en/­careers#FAQ


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